Globalization Partners CEO Nicole Sahin Honored in 2017 Stevie International Business Awards

Sahin Awarded Gold Stevie in Woman of the Year Category

BOSTON – August 11, 2017Globalization Partners, a global PEO and employer of record firm that helps companies expand internationally, today announced its founder and CEO Nicole Sahin has been named the winner of a gold level Stevie Award in the Woman of the Year category in the 14th annual International Business Awards (IBAs). The news, which highlights the continued success of Globalization Partners as part of Sahin’s individual accomplishments, comes on the heels of her recent honor as one of EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipients.

The IBAs represent a particularly notable win for Sahin, who has leveraged her expertise in international business to found and grow Globalization Partners with a mission to eliminate the barriers to global business. With PEO services in more than 150 countries, Globalization Partners empowers companies to quickly and easily expand globally without needing to incorporate in a given country. Using a mix of high-touch services and proprietary technology, Globalization Partners streamlines administrative tasks across borders and time zones, manages the legalities and compliance issues and takes on all of the associated risk.

At the forefront of one of Boston’s fastest-growing organizations, Sahin is gaining widespread recognition for her unmatched leadership and entrepreneurial skills. In addition to the company’s remarkable growth rate—it doubled its revenue from 2015 to 2016, is on track to more than double its revenue again, and has a month-to-month revenue growth rate of 150 percent in the first two quarters of 2017—Sahin has led her company to gain local and international recognition, including being named Global PEO of the Year in the 2017 Global Payroll Awards; being named a Best Places to Work 2017 and one of the fastest-growing private companies in 2016 by Inc.; and being ranked number one on the Boston Business Journal’s 2017 Fast 50 List of the fastest growing private companies.

As the world’s leading business awards program, the 2017 IBA awards attracted more than 3,800 nominations from more than 60 nations. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners on October 21 during a dinner event at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain. More than 1,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Innovator of the Year, Startup of the Year and Management Team of the Year, among others. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 professionals worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

“As we continue to eliminate barriers to global business and grow Globalization Partners on an international scale, being honored within the IBAs is certainly a recognition I am extremely proud of,” said Sahin. “It highlights not only the work I—and the entire team—am so passionate about but also our continued achievements helping American companies do business across borders.”

Details about the International Business Awards and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at www.stevieawards.com/iba.

ABOUT GLOBALIZATION PARTNERS
Founded with the goal of making it easy to hire employees in other countries while minimizing the legal, HR and tax red tape that companies typically encounter, Globalization Partners empowers companies to hire the most talented people in more than 150 countries without first incorporating in each country. Using tailored International PEO Services and our Global Employer of Record Platform, we minimize the risk of global expansion and enable fast entry into new markets. Less risk. More reward. Streamlined Global Employment.

ABOUT THE STEVIE AWARDS
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.